The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is helping to celebrate Black History Month with various events, talks, forums, discussions and symposiums.
Projects, essays and final exams did not stop close to 300 VCU students and other Richmond residents from shutting down Broad Street Wednesday night to protest against police brutality.
Past 10 p.m. on a Monday night, a group of about thirty VCU students met in the Student Media Center on Broad Street. Crowding the facility, the students talked of injustice while they used sharpies to scribble messages to the likes of “Black Lives Matter” on cardboard.
Slam Nahuatl, a VCU student poetry slam group, spearheaded a silent demonstration last Tuesday. mourning the death of Mike Brown. The group began its demonstration at about 1 p.m. in the compass on the Monroe Park campus. The event lasted for about an hour.